The Future of Healthcare is Cognitive!
The healthcare industry is going through unprecedented change. The explosion of data, the rise in incidence and cost of chronic diseases, and the digitization and consumerization of healthcare are a few of these disruptive trends. IBM believes that cognitive computing has the potential to transform the healthcare industry in the important areas of discovery, delivery, and wellness. Learn about IBM’s Watson, with its ability to ingest large amounts of structured and unstructured data, understand, reason & learn. Through the power of cognitive computing and a diverse eco-system of partners, IBM Watson Health is looking to transform Healthcare!
Dr. McGroddy Goetz has spent much of her 23-year career at IBM innovating at the intersection of advanced technologies and new business models, with an emphasis on Healthcare and Life Sciences solutions. She has led teams in research & development spanning hardware and software, as well as business development organizations focused on research commercialization, strategic partnerships, mergers & acquisitions. She spent two years as Director of Corporate Technology leading IBM’s technology strategy and has significant expertise developing innovative medical imaging solutions leveraging advanced processing, analytics and cloud computing. She has formed many deep collaborations and business partnerships around the world as an IBM executive and played a critical role in the corporation’s launch of Watson Health, called a “moon shot” by CEO Ginni Roomette.